Hackboard 2

by Hackboard

A powerful & affordable Windows 10 Pro SBC with optional 4G or 5G connectivity

Sep 04, 2021

Debian, M.2, and Delivery Schedule

We hope you are all staying safe and healthy in these unprecedented times. We've got a few updates to share with you regarding the Hackboard 2 shipping schedule and board updates. Read the full update.


Jul 09, 2021

Memory & Storage Upgrades Now Available!

We hope you're all getting excited for the delivery of Hackboard 2! We have more details on the LAN sourcing issue and storage and memory upgrade options discussed in our previous update. Read the full update.


Jun 12, 2021

Finishing Production in August

We've overcome many supply chain challenges and are planning to complete Hackboard 2 production in August. There are also some exciting upgrade options on the horizon! Read the full update.


Apr 27, 2021

Production Status & Supply Chain Delays

The worldwide chip shortages rocking the entire electronics industry have also affected our delivery timeline. We're making good progress overcoming these problems by working with our supply chain partners and redesigning the board around parts with better availability. Read the full update.


Mar 18, 2021

Temperature Tests

We did some testing on Hackboard 2 to evaluate operation with a heat sink and the enclosure, with some terrific results. Read the full update.


Jan 30, 2021

Thank You & Upgraded Enclosure

Thank you to all our backers for helping make Hackboard 2 a reality! We have some exciting news about an upgraded enclosure and more. Read the full update.


Jan 11, 2021

Stretch Goal & Linux Version

If the campaign breaks $100,000, we'll add a freebie to every Hackboard 2 sold during the campaign! Also, by popular demand, we've decided to extend Linux support beyond the campaign. Read the full update.


Dec 30, 2020

Case Available, Four Displays, and More

Thank you for all of your support and overwhelmingly positive feedback for Hackboard 2. A bunch of people asked for a case, so we made the case available separately from the starter and complete kits. We've also had some questions about the GPIO pinout, using multiple screens (we've managed four so far), and the battery connector on the board. Read the full update.


Dec 10, 2020

Special Campaign-Only Offer Now Live!

Thanks for your interest in Hackboard 2, one of the first and most affordable Windows 10 Pro single-board computers to feature optional 4G/5G connectivity. We're now live on Crowd Supply with an incredible campaign-only offer for you. Read the full update.


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Product Choices

$199

Hackboard 2 with Windows 10 Pro

This Hackboard 2 single-board computer comes preloaded with Microsoft Windows 10 Pro. Along with the board itself, you'll receive a 12 VDC / 3 A international power supply, a heatsink, two board-mountable antennas, an instruction pamphlet, and stickers. Optional 4G and 5G cellular modems available separately.


$175

Hackboard 2 with Debian Linux

This Hackboard 2 single-board computer comes preloaded with Debian Linux. Along with the board itself, you'll receive a 12 VDC / 3 A international power supply, a heatsink, two board-mountable antennas, an instruction pamphlet, and stickers. Optional 4G and 5G cellular modems available separately.


$20

Aluminum + ABS Plastic Case

This custom enclosure both protects and cools your Hackboard 2. The bottom half is made of injection-molded plastic and the top half is made of milled aluminum, which doubles as a heatsink. Hackboard 2 not included.


$250

Hackboard 2 Starter Kit

This kit has everything you need to hook up Hackboard 2 to your own monitor or TV and be productive right away. It includes everything that comes with a Hackboard 2 with Windows 10 Pro, plus a milled aluminum and ABS plastic case, a 1080p USB 2 video camera, and a wireless keyboard with integrated trackpad, all slim and lightweight enough to take on the go. Optional 4G and 5G cellular modems available separately.


$399

Hackboard 2 Complete Kit

This kit has everything you need to be productive right away. It includes everything that comes with a Hackboard 2 Starter Kit, plus a portable 13.3" IPS 1080p HD display with integrated speakers, USB C and HDMI inputs, a mini USB B power supply (5 V / 3 A), and protective cover that doubles as a stand, all slim and lightweight enough to take on the go. Optional 4G and 5G cellular modems available separately.


$50

4G Cellular Modem

This module can be installed directly onto your Hackboard 2 and fits comfortably within the protective case. Slide a SIM card with a data plan (not included) into your Hackboard 2's SIM card slot and you're connected to a 4G network (where available).


$299

5G Cellular Modem

This module can be installed directly onto your Hackboard 2 and fits comfortably within the protective case. Slide a SIM card with a data plan (not included) into your Hackboard 2's SIM card slot and you're connected to a 5G network (where available).

Credits

Hackboard

We're a passionate team of experienced designers, engineers and marketers based in Austin, London, and Shenzhen. We create affordable, powerful technology for hands-on education and invention.


Mike Callow

Jon Prove

Dean Kline

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